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  • Gloucester Green Market - general market

    • Date: 21st October 2015 - 31st December 2025
    • Every week
    • Location: Gloucester Green
    • Time: 09:00 - 16:00
    • Cost: Free

    Gloucester Green Market - general market

    The market at Gloucester Green is a traditional and vibrant open air market offering a wide range of goods on different days.

    The market operates every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Visit the LSD Promotions website for more information.

    • Wednesdays - General market, all types of traders welcome
    • Thursdays - Antique, Vintage, Art & Craft
    • Saturdays - Funky Food, Crafty Craft, all things Vintage & Arty
  • Line drawing of the ship, Empire Windrush

    The Windrush Years - Next Generations

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 23rd March 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    Visit our first community exhibition in the Micro-Museum. See our Caribbean living room exhibition and find out about the experiences of the Windrush with the voices of local people and costumes from BK LUWO. Created in partnership with ACHKI (Afrikan Caribbean Kultural Heritage Initiative) and BK LUWO.

    This exhibition will be available Mondays to Saturdays.

    Key facts about the HMT Empire Windrush:

    • British troopship anchored at Tilbury Docks in Essex on 21 June 1948
    • It was 500ft and 3inches long
    • On 21 June 1948, the Empire Windrush carried 1,027 passengers
    • More than half on board stated their last country of residence was Jamaica
  • a magnifying glass with micro museum written on it. In he glass part is a ship, the empire windrush.

    Micro-Museum

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 23rd March 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    While the Museum of Oxford’s galleries are undergoing a major re-development, visit our small but perfectly formed ‘Micro-Museum’! The only gallery dedicated to the history of the City, this temporary exhibition in the Town Hall Gallery holds as many of our objects as we could fit in and also includes a community created display that will change throughout the year, featuring the Windrush Years - Next Generations until 23 March 2019.

    Please note, the Micro-Museum is not open on Sundays.

  • A photo of St Frideswide grave stone

    Anglo-Saxon family trail

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 30th November 2018
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: FREE

    Start at the Micro-Museum and follow the trail to Oxford Castle to discover Anglo-Saxon Oxford!

    Available from the Gallery and the Gift Shop.

    Please note that this trail is aimed at family groups. It will also be unavailable when the Gallery is closed.

  • What is now a gallery space in the Town Hall being used as a military hospital during WW1, soldiers are seen sitting at tables and beside their beds

    Remember Them - WW1 Panel Discussion

    • Date: 13th November 2018
    • Location: Oxford Town Hall
    • Time: 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cost: FREE booking via Eventbrite

    This event will be held in the Council Chamber

    To coincide with the Armistice Day Centenary commemorations, the Museum of Oxford hosts a live panel discussion to explore Oxford’s role in The Great War. We will be joined by three local experts to offer their perspective on how the conflict impacted on the city and its inhabitants. The event will be supplemented by performances from Oxford-based professional actors (from Under Construction theatre) and broadcast as part of the ongoing Oxford Lives series.

    Booking via Eventbrite to reserve your space. Donations welcome. Please arrive from 6.45pm to begin at 7pm.

    Listen to the Oxford Lives podcast at: oxfordlives.libsyn.com

    Please book by visiting our Eventbrite page.